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meniscectomy Line breaks: men¦isc|ec¦tomy
Pronunciation: /ˌmɛnɪˈsɛktəmi/

Definition of meniscectomy in English:


[mass noun]
Surgical removal of a meniscus, especially that of the knee.
Example sentences
  • Meniscal injuries were treated arthroscopically by rasping, suturing, or partial meniscectomy, according to the size and location of the lesion.
  • A partial medial meniscectomy was performed by using a basket forceps and shaver.
  • Although our subjective follow-up was at a mean of 8.9 years in this study, we believe that even longer follow-up of this group may be required to determine the benefit of meniscus salvage over partial meniscectomy.
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